This is a recipe for success. Kristan VandenHeuval of The Water Tower in Buford, Georgia, walks us through their “ecosystem of innovation.” Kristan and her team are building a novel and impactful approach to supporting smaller scale utilities and helping the surrounding communities succeed.
THIS IS A MUST LISTEN conversation with Bonnie Baxter, Professor of Biology and Director of the Great Salt Lake Institute at Westminster College. Bonnie talks about several key Institute programs, including their partnership with NASA to explore microbial links between the Great Salt Lake and Mars. Be prepared to stretch your mind.
Diane Munez, Stated Wetland Coordinator with Utah Geologic Survey discusses all the importance of wetlands and her role in mapping. assessing, and understanding Utah’s wetland environments. Great context for why and how information about wetlands can be used to inform decision making.
Dan Haller of Aspect Consulting takes us through Washington’s Trust Water Rights Program and how water banking works on the ground in the state. Great discussion with many parallels to our efforts in Utah.
A MUST listen fast paced talk with Jason Robison, Professor and Writer of all things Colorado River. Jason gives a fantastic overview of the history of the Colorado River Compact, various highlights and key pieces of the Law of the River, where we are going and what to expect. Jason brings a wonderful perspective from…
Paul Inkenbrandt walks us through the role of the Utah Geologic Survey, some of the State’s groundwater monitoring measures, and UGS’s burgeoning Eddy Covariance Tower system. Great discussion of the “on the ground” and below the ground activities in the State.
Keith Larson and Thayne Clark of Bowen Collins bring it home with a great discussion on the Bear River Project and the role of conservation on informing and potentially delaying the need for large scale infrastructure projects. Great discussion with two incredibly knowledgeable individuals. Watch their Great Salt Lake Advisory Council Presentation from 9.9.2020 here….
Great discussion with Kristina Ribellia, Founder and Chief Operations Director of Western Water Market. We discuss gaps in the water market and how to build a platform that is useful for water users, professionals, and western water market knowledge.
A good discussion with Todd Walton, Executive Director of Winter Wildlands Alliance, about watershed protection from a very different and unexpected angle. We discuss the importance of organizational effectiveness.
Ted Knowlton, Deputy Director of the Wasatch Front Regional Council, walks us through the complex and critical work of the WFRC. He highlights the need for integrated planning as necessary for building our best communities. Water, transportation, and community character all play a role in designing the Utah of the future.